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A Message From Your Chapter Coordinator
New Jersey Chapter Members:
My name is Alexandra "Alex" Coglianese, and I am honored, and most importantly, EXCITED, to have the opportunity to serve as the new Chapter Coordinator for the New Jersey Chapter of the PKD Foundation. Continue reading Alex's welcome letter
PKD Foundation News and Announcements
PKD Foundation Chapters are invited to participate in this exclusive, online educational conference! PKD experts from across the United States will discuss complications associated with PKD including aneurysms, hypertension, cardiovascular issues, cardiac valve abnormalities and polycystic liver disease. Click the image to learn more about the online education conference!
Local Events and Meetings
Education Seminar - PKD: From Diagnosis to Post-Transplant
Thank you to everyone who came to our first education meeting of the year! We had a wonderful turnout and are excited about all of the new faces! A special thank you to
the Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital physicians who attended our event and spoke to our Chapter regarding a variety issues effecting our chapter members from those who have been recently diagnosed with PKD, to those who are currently post-transplant and everything in between.
If you have questions about our Chapter meetings please email our Volunteer Chapter Coordinator, Alex at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit pkdcure.org/newjerseychapter for more information.
Save the Date:
New Jersey Chapter's 2nd Annual Bar Hop
Saturday, June 20
12 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Join us on Saturday, June 20, 2015 in Hoboken, New Jersey from 12pm-6pm for the New Jersey Chapter's 2nd Annual Bar Hop to Stop PKD! The four bar pub crawl kicks off at 12:00 p.m. at Wicked Wolf, 120 Sinatra Drive, Hoboken, New Jersey. Check out the participating bars and their specials below! - See more at: http://pkdcure.kintera.org/faf/donorReg/donorPledge.asp?ievent=1129562&lis=1&kntae1129562=C51551F4FA9041E5B994BB569D5CAF8D&supId=362445931#sthash.ENEnfGSL.dpuf
Join us on Saturday, June 20, 2015 in Hoboken, New Jersey from 12pm-6pm for the New Jersey Chapter's 2nd Annual Bar Hop to Stop PKD! The four bar pub crawl kicks off at 12:00 p.m. at Wicked Wolf, 120 Sinatra Drive, Hoboken, New Jersey. For more information and to check out the participating bars and their specials, click here! For more information, email Alex Coglianese, New Jersey Chapter Coordinator at NewJerseyChapter@pkdcure.org.
New Jersey Walk for PKD
The New Jersey Chapter wants to thank everyone for participating and fundraising for the 2014 Walk for PKD. We had a very successful day and appreciate all of the support. We look forward to seeing you this fall at the 2015 New Jersey Walk for PKD!
Click here for some great memories from the 2014 New Jersey Walk for PKD!
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Presented by Lawrence Grunfeld, M.D., clinical associate professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine and co-director of Reproductive Medicine Associates of New York
Preimplantation genetic diagnosis, known as PGD, is a screening test used to determine if genetic or chromosomal disorders are present in embryos produced through in vitro fertilization (IVF).
In this webinar, Lawrence Grundfeld, M.D. speaks and answers questions about PGD as it relates to PKD. He is also joined by two families who have chosen to use PGD in family planning.
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